Which Retirement Plan to Choose for US Citizens?

Today, pension and social security alone is not enough to cover your living expenses after your retirement. This is because your life’s expectancy after age 65 will increase after retirement to give you another 20 or so additional years through to 90+ years, perhaps.  You are relaxed and rested from the daily hustles and bustles … Read more

Life Insurance for People Over 70 in the US 

As is always the case, a life insurance policy acquired earlier in life will not be as expensive as one that is bought in the late 60s or thereafter. This is because with age, your life expectancy is shorter and your risk of illness and other complications are greater. Yes, options may be limited but … Read more

Retirement Planning. The Ultimate Guide

Retirement

It is estimated that 10,000 baby-boomers turn 65 every day and this will go on up to the year 2030. On the other hand, only 4 out of 10 employees have stopped to think about how much they will live on during their retirement years. This is according to the Retirement Confidence Survey, a branch … Read more

What We Need to Know about “Old-People Smell”?

Body odor – it’s a touchy subject, especially when it comes to the scents associated with older people. Your body odor can change throughout your life cycle. Different stages of life come with its distinct scent. Think of a newborn baby, they have that fresh scent. Again a teenage boy also has a distinct scent … Read more

When an Elderly Driver is No Longer Safe Behind the Wheel?

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For most caregivers, an elderly driver being on the road driving is among their biggest worries. Having an unsafe senior driver on the road is very dangerous as he not only risks his life but also the lives of other drivers and pedestrians as well. According to statistics, it is more likely for elderly drivers … Read more

Aquatic Exercise for Seniors

Aquatic Exercise for Seniors

Staying active in older years can be tough. This is partly because of achy joints that do not work as well as they used to. But as you get older, an active lifestyle becomes more important than ever to your health. Aquatic exercises are one of the best ways for seniors to stay mentally and physically … Read more

Funeral Planning Checklist

Funeral Planning Checklist

None of us like to talk about death or funerals. To some cultures, the conversation is even considered a taboo. Losing a family member is an emotional experience thus grief can make the funeral planning process quite difficult. However, the idea of pre-planning final arrangements helps to relieve your family of both emotional as well … Read more

Elderly Hygiene Tips: Convincing a senior to Bathe

Elderly Hygiene

For most caregivers, bath time is such a struggle with their seniors, and even much of a struggle if their loved ones have other conditions. Naturally, as people age, they start to dislike taking showers or be reluctant to bathe. It becomes something they no longer look forward to. But the health implications of not taking … Read more